Tips to Help Your Child Cope With School-Related Anxiety

The end of summer vacation spelled the inevitable return of kids to classrooms across the world. Facing the challenges of a new year, classes, and higher levels of expectations is bound to place some stress and anxiety on children. Considering all the negative effects stress can have on a young mind, it comes as no surprise parents are seeking ways to alleviate some of this anxiety. Researchers at the University of California have formed a list of a few simple, yet effective things parents can do to accomplish just this.

How can I help my child with school-related anxiety?

The post was written by Clinical Psychologist Dr. Marie Cheour. Dr. Cheour has worked as a Professor of both Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of Miami where she received a 2002 Research Award, as a Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Turko in Finland, and as the Head of the Developmental Brain Research Laboratory, Cognitive Brain Research Unit (CBRU), at the University of Helsinki.